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Free Get Satisfaction is back: moderation, Hootsuite, other features added to make it useful for SMBs

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Customer service platform, Get Satisfaction, has revived its long-hidden free product, sprucing it up and adding some new features to it to make, what it hopes it will be, a useful and accessible product for small- to medium-sized businesses. Although a free plan had long been available, today’s announcement brings...
Free Get Satisfaction is back: moderation, Hootsuite, other features added to make it useful for SMBs

Ustream Viewer Beta for Android

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Ustream Viewer Beta for Android is a post from Chris PirilloNot long ago, we announced the iPad app for our live stream. Steve (Granit in our chat room) developed this app that will allow you to see the video AND the chat room right on your iPad screen – without...
Ustream Viewer Beta for Android
Hacking the recession: CrowdSource gets large series A to pimp on-demand skilled labor

Amidst child sex scandal, Habbo “mutes” its entire site while it investigates its users’ behavior

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As we reported earlier, teen social site Habbo is attempting to handle some very delicate, and serious, issues right now. Channel 4 issued a statement earlier on an expose that it was planning to broadcast: A Channel 4 News investigation has uncovered shocking lapses in the moderation of a hugely...
Amidst child sex scandal, Habbo “mutes” its entire site while it investigates its users’ behavior

Jilted third-party Google+ developer sets his sights on bringing Hangouts to Facebook

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If you can’t join ‘em, beat ‘em, right? That’s exactly what Google+ extension developer Mohamed Mansour has decided to do. Mansour has been creating extensions for Google+ ever since it was released, and many of them broke after the latest Google+ redesign. Needless to say, the developer was upset with...
Jilted third-party Google+ developer sets his sights on bringing Hangouts to Facebook

Human Rights Group Deploys An 'Empathy Test' Captcha System To Help Sites Fend Off Trolls

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Fact: if you have a site with any amount of traffic and open comment threads, you're going to draw trolls. There's no method that's been proven to completely rid your site of trolls, though not for a lack of trying. (This one is particularly mischevious.) Various sites have tried anything...
Human Rights Group Deploys An 'Empathy Test' Captcha System To Help Sites Fend Off Trolls

Introducing the Pi Store

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We’ve been amazed by the variety of software that people have written for, or ported to, the Raspberry Pi. Today, together with our friends at IndieCity and Velocix, we’re launching the Pi Store to make it easier for developers of all ages to share their games, applications, tools and tutorials...
Introducing the Pi Store

Buddy Media acquires Brighter Option to bring ad management to software suite

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Social media management software company Buddy Media acquired Facebook Ads API partner Brighter Option to provide a comprehensive software package for marketers, the company announced today. Buddy Media now offers Facebook ad creation and optimization tools along with its social publishing, moderation, analytics and application software. The company says it...
Buddy Media acquires Brighter Option to bring ad management to software suite

Daily Wrap: Facebook's Offsite Mods Know More Than You Think

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The offsite moderators for Facebook have user information that might make some Facebook users uneasy. This and more in today's Daily Wrap. Sometimes it's difficult to catch everything that hits tech media in a day, so we wrap up some of the most talked about stories. We give you a...
Daily Wrap: Facebook's Offsite Mods Know More Than You Think

Facebook's IPO debacle: greed, hubris, incompetence … | Heidi Moore

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And perhaps worse: if Facebook had set out to showcase a car-crash of an IPO, it could not have done it betterIt is three trading days after Facebook went public, and we now know that the IPO will live forever in the history books – just not in the way...
Facebook's IPO debacle: greed, hubris, incompetence … | Heidi Moore

New moderation option hides user posts until page admins approve them

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Facebook pages now have a feature that prevents user posts from appearing publicly until they are reviewed by an admin. This is another function page owners wished for and Facebook implemented as part of the latest overhaul of the pages product. It gives organizations more control over what appears on...
New moderation option hides user posts until page admins approve them
Echo's new DiscussIt app simplifies moderation for big media companies
Google+ Rolls Out New Features To Keep Its Community Safe, Including A More Granular Reporting Functionality

This week’s most useful new social media tools

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Welcome to our regular round-up of the latest tools and apps that are generating some buzz online. Let’s get straight in there… 1. Track the social media performance of your competitors with unmetric.com – This new service gives you the ability to monitor the performance of Facebook and Twitter accounts you don’t...
This week’s most useful new social media tools

CrowdFlower Adds Skill Tests To Find The Right Crowdsourced Labor

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CrowdFlower, a startup that helps businesses manage crowdsourced labor for tasks like image moderation, is looking to expand the types of jobs it can tackle with the launch of new Skill Tests — which, as you probably guessed, are online tests used to measurement workers’ proficiency in various skills. Until...
CrowdFlower Adds Skill Tests To Find The Right Crowdsourced Labor

Complete walkthrough of Facebook’s mobile Pages Manager app

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Facebook recently released a standalone page management app for iOS devices which gives page owners better moderation tools and alerts about fan activity. Pages Manager has a similar format to Facebook’s existing iOS app, but it adds notifications and insights, as well as eliminates any features that are not related...
Complete walkthrough of Facebook’s mobile Pages Manager app

Reddit CEO in Memo Leaked to Gawker: 'We are Not Going to Ban Distasteful Subreddits'

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(Photo: Reddit) As the story of notorious Reddit user Violentacrez and the controversial subreddits he moderated sinks its tentacles into the greater Internet, Reddit administrators–known for their laissez-faire attitude about site moderation–have remained astonishingly mum. In conversations with Betabeat, Reddit general manager Erik Martin gave little indication as to how Reddit...
Reddit CEO in Memo Leaked to Gawker: 'We are Not Going to Ban Distasteful Subreddits'

Should We Use YouTube Moderation?

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Should We Use YouTube Moderation? is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedHave you tried YouTube’s Moderation feature yet? If not, why not? If so, will it be worth keeping around for us to use? To me, it...
Should We Use YouTube Moderation?
Twitter's Publishing Offspring, Medium, Tries Out Commenting

Newspaper Publisher Disturbed By His Own Reaction To Walking Dead; Thinks Censorship Might Be The Answer

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It's a very strange situation when a beneficiary of free speech call for limits on free speech, but that's exactly what happened recently in an editorial written by the publisher of a San Francisco community newspaper. Stephen J. Moss, publisher of The Potrero View, found himself enjoying The Walking...
Newspaper Publisher Disturbed By His Own Reaction To Walking Dead; Thinks Censorship Might Be The Answer

RT @jeffdachis: How to Develop Robust Moderation Methodology http://bit.ly/cZjDmr good post by @JakeMcKee

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RT @jeffdachis: How to Develop Robust Moderation Methodology http://bit.ly/cZjDmr good post by @JakeMcKee

The Chris Pirillo Live iPad App

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The Chris Pirillo Live iPad App is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedIf you’re a fan of my live stream who also happens to be getting an iPad, you’re going to want this app. Steve (Granit in...
The Chris Pirillo Live iPad App
William Shatner calls out Reddit for racism and hate mongering

Facebook to create different levels of access for page admins

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Facebook announced it will give page owners an option to assign different privileges to admins, but it did not explain what type of access and restrictions will be available. During a breakout session at the Facebook Marketing Conference on Wednesday, Product Manager Jeff Kanter said pages will soon offer five...
Facebook to create different levels of access for page admins

Google's Autocomplete Dilemma: Every Concession Makes It Easier For The Next Person To Complain

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Back when Google decided to be the arbiter of what words were strictly for infringement in its previously useful autocomplete function, some of us saw the looming danger of such a move, in that it opens up Google to requests for all kinds of autocomplete modifications. The theory was that...
Google's Autocomplete Dilemma: Every Concession Makes It Easier For The Next Person To Complain

A Champion of the Book Takes to the iPad

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William H. Gass is celebrating the virtues of electronic publication, which is rather like Hunter Thompson extolling moderation or Hugh Hefner championing celibacy. How did one of the most eloquent defenders of the humble printed book decide to start issuing his new work on the iPad?...
A Champion of the Book Takes to the iPad

CloudCrowd Takes On CrowdFlower To Outsource Labor To The Cloud

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TechCrunch50 startup CrowdFlower has been attracting a lot of attention, even raising $5 million in funding recently. CrowdFlower is a labor as a service startup that helps businesses outsource mundane or repetitive tasks to the cloud. Now the startup has attracted a competitor, recently launched CloudCrowd, which also promises increase...
CloudCrowd Takes On CrowdFlower To Outsource Labor To The Cloud

Does it matter who you get news from?

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We had an interesting meetup at NYU last night, the first in what may become a series of Thursday night meetups patterened after the meetups we had at Berkman in 2003 and on. The meeting was supposed to follow the BloggerCon rules of moderation, but most people don't know about...
Does it matter who you get news from?

Stack Exchange Co-founder Jeff Atwood Launches Forums Startup Discourse, With Funding From First Round, Greylock, And SV Angel

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Jeff Atwood, co-founder of Q&A network Stack Exchange, announced today via blog post that he’s launching a new startup called Discourse, which offers an open source platform for running discussion forums. The full name of the company is actually Civilized Discourse Construction Kit, Inc., and its aim is indeed to improve...
Stack Exchange Co-founder Jeff Atwood Launches Forums Startup Discourse, With Funding From First Round, Greylock, And SV Angel
Education Elements Raises $6M To Help Schools Accelerate Learning With Technology
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